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Timo Slootweg

Dr T.J.M. Slootweg, Researcher and senior lecturer Philosophy of Law and Ethics at Department of Metajuridica
Timo Slootweg

Timo Slootweg studied Philosophy and History. He taught Philosophy of History in Rotterdam. Since 2004 he has been teaching Philosophy of Law and Ethics at the University of Leiden. His dissertation dealt with the ethical meaning of time, history and historical consciousness in the philosophies of Hegel, Heidegger and Derrida (2000). His recent publications are concerned with the relation between Law and Love; Decision and the Person; Judgment and Conscience; Christian Existentialism and Personalism; and Dialectical and Dialogical theology.

Key publications

  • Hegel’s Philosophy of Judaism (2012) Slootweg, T.J.M.
  • Das Göttliche Gebot und der Geist der Liebe. Eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit Hegels frühen theologischen Voraussetzungen (2010) Slootweg, T.J.M.
  • Love and violence: dialectical reflections on the phenomenology of the crusade (2010) Slootweg, T.J.M.